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Voices of Epilepsy

Holiday Hours

December 19, 2016

Epilepsy Ottawa will close for the holidays from December 26 through January 6. We’ll be back for regular office hours the week of January 9. No matter what you celebrate this season, have a safe, warm, and joyous holiday.

Giving Tuesday: November 29, 2016

November 9, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29th help us kick off the giving season with our campaign to bring Thinking About Epilepsy to Ottawa and the surrounding regions.

Assessment of new antiseizure drug by Ontario’s public drug program

October 7, 2016

The provincial Ministry of Health and Long-term Care has requested input from people living with epilepsy, or their family caregivers, for an upcoming assessment of Brivlera™ (brivaracetam). Brivlera is a new medication that was approved by Health Canada in May 2016 as an add-on anti-seizure drug to treat focal onset seizures in people aged 18…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Issues Statement in Support of Purple Day

March 25, 2016

Prime Minister Trudeau encourages “Canadians to wear purple and get talking about epilepsy: learn the facts, dispel the myths, and understand what you can do to help. It is important to know that together, we can make a difference in the health and wellness of our fellow citizens.” Click on one of the images below…